Enhancing State Investments Through Smart Budget Choices

Back • Publication Date: January 1st, 2000

Authors: Shelley Geballe, J.D., M.P.H., Douglas Hall, Ph.D., and Ellen Scalettar, J.D.

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Prepared as the primary background report for Voices’ and One CT’s alternative budget balancing plan. Describes a variety of revenue-generating strategies, along with the rationale for each. Argues for consideration of all of these alternatives – rather than just cuts in appropriated spending on education, health and human services – as the fiscally-prudent course of action in these times of state deficit.(21 pp.)